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Second Annual Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break


April 14, 2021

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break Online Art Auction April 30th-May 9th, 2021 “Twilight Run,” by David Banegas, is among the many works of art offered for bid as part of Lunch Break’s second annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021. The fundraiser helps to provide food security for so many of our neighbors... View Article

#WannaWorkWednesdays

#WannaWorkWednesdays
April 14, 2021

Check with the Lunch Break NJ Life Skills Program #WannaWorkWednesdays biweekly for job postings and employment information. To find out more about our Life Skills Center, please contact Life Skills Coordinator Eleanor Herdeen at eherdeen@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3201. #whywebreak #givelocal This week’s job postings brought to you by Eat Clean Bro: Eat Clean Bro – Freehold, Prep Cook –... View Article

Monmouth Resource Net Tutorial Video

Monmouth Resource Net Tutorial Video
April 14, 2021

The Behavioral Health Hub Community Outreach and Education work group has partnered with Monmouth Cares to create a Monmouth Resource Net Tutorial Video. This video was created to help community members navigate the Monmouth Resource Net. To view the video click here.

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break Online Art Auction


April 13, 2021

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break Online Art Auction April 30th-May 9th, 2021 Lunch Break will host its second annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021. Last year we raised more than $25,000 through the generosity of our talented arts community. The fundraiser helps to provide food security for so many of our neighbors... View Article

Women’s Education Program and Free Breast Cancer Screening


April 13, 2021

Free breast cancer screening and women’s education program sponsored by NJCEED and the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 4th and June 15th at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch and from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 14th, May 5th and June 16th at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood. Women without health insurance will... View Article

Thank You ACME Markets Foundation For the Generous Grant

Food Bank NJ, Soup Kitchen NJ
April 13, 2021

Thank you to ACME Markets Foundation for the generous grant for the purchase of a refrigerated van for the Mobile Community Garden Market. The $25,000 grant was funded through ACME’S 130 Days of Giving Nourishing Neighbors Campaign.Pictured with Lunch Break Executive Director Gwendolyn Love and volunteers: Marc Guerin, Store Director, ACME Markets, Fair Haven; Matthew Metti, Store Director, ACME Markets,... View Article

In recognition of Black Maternal Health Week, April 11th-17th


April 12, 2021

Founders of the national Black Maternal Health Week, the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA) is a national network of organizations and leaders from the maternal health, human rights, and reproductive justice fields. The organization promotes access to quality and holistic health care for all women. #BMHW21 is a week of education and advocacy around the experiences of Black Mamas. From... View Article

Free Breast Cancer Screening April 13th

Free Breast Cancer Screening April 13th
April 12, 2021

The Children & Family Health Institute and Jersey Shore Imaging will present a free breast cancer screening from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13th. Must be uninsured or underinsured. Those with insurance will be paid for by NJCEED.For information: (732) 284-1008.

Second Annual Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break


April 9, 2021

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break Online Art Auction April 30th-May 9th, 2021 Lunch Break will host its second annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021. Last year we raised more than $25,000 through the generosity of our talented arts community. The fundraiser helps to provide food security for so many of our neighbors... View Article

“Mrs. Mistake,” by Nearly-8-Year-Old Penelope Klausz

“Mrs. Mistake,” by nearly-8-year-old Penelope Klausz
April 8, 2021

“Mrs. Mistake,” by nearly-8-year-old Penelope Klausz, a second-grade student at The Ranney School in Tinton Falls, is among the many works of art being offered for bid during the second annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 30th-May 9th, 2021. Penelope began creating her artwork at a very young age, and she fell in love with the... View Article